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Discovering Block Island: July’s Must Dos…

by Will / June, 27 2018 01:30
July is party time on Block Island. There’s so much to see, do, eat, and celebrate on the island this month. In fact, I think it’s one of the best, if not best, times to be there. Here’s what happening all about town this month (and it’s really sunny this time of year on the island so don’t forget to lather up on sunscreen). [More]

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Discovering Block Island: June’s Can’t Miss Events…

by Will / June, 6 2018 01:30
It’s June, it’s Block Island, it’s time for summer! Memorial Day is the start of the season and with that comes a ton of island fun. From music fests to sailboat races to restaurant week there’s something for everyone in June. Not convinced Block Island is for you? Well, Southern Living recently named it one of the 15 Amazing Island Getaways – in America. Here’s what June has in store for you… [More]

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Happy Holidays!

by Will / December, 27 2017 01:30
From us to you - hope you had a a Merry Christmas, Happy Chanukah, Happy Kwanza, Wonderful Festivus or anything else you and your family are celebrating this holiday season. Here's to a new year. Let's have a fantastic 2018! And don't forget your skin care products - ;-) [More]

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Despite What Tom Brady Says, Drinking Water Does Not Prevent Sunburn

by Will / September, 27 2017 01:30
Tom Brady - yes, the famous Patriots quarterback - has a new book out. In it, he covers a lot including a suggestion that drinking water is a good way to protect your skin from sunburn. Um…can we just say no? Tom is a great quarterback but he is not a healthcare expert. [More]

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New Tiny Beads Might Save Reefs from Chemical Sunscreens

by Will / August, 30 2017 01:30
A little bit of oxybenzone, a very common chemical UV filter found in sunscreens (not ours!), can kill coral reefs. Not only do the reefs die but also the ecosystem they support can fade away too. It’s why states like Hawaii are trying to pass legislation to ban sunscreens with oxybenzone. Encouragingly, researchers from the University of Puerto Rico are working on a fix (of course, switching to an all-mineral sunscreen like ours would help too). [More]

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Save 25% on SPF Products - End of Summer Sale Through Labor Day

by Will / August, 22 2017 01:30
There are still a few more weeks of summer left! Be sure to stay protected and stock up on our SPF products. From now through Labor Day save 25% on our sunscreen and SPF moisturizer.* Just use code SUN25 at checkout. Here's to summer fun! [More]

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Discovering Block Island: The Island Gets Its Own Quarter!

by Will / August, 9 2017 01:30
The Nature Conservancy calls Block Island “one of the last 12 great places in the Western Hemisphere.” With 17 miles of gorgeous beach – be sure to bring your sunscreen - and almost half the island protected for wildlife, Block Island goes to great lengths to guard its beautiful environment. It’s no wonder the United States Mint decided to make the Block Island National Wildlife Refuge part of their America the Beautiful Quarters Program. [More]

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10 Big Sunscreen Mistakes We All Make and What to Do Instead

by Will / July, 26 2017 01:30
It’s easy – grab a bottle of sunscreen, slap a bit on and you’re good to go – right? Well…maybe. There are a number of common mistakes everyone makes but follow these tips and it really can be as simple as it sounds. [More]

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A Base Tan Will Protect My Skin, Right?

by Will / July, 12 2017 01:30
The short answer – no, a base tan is not a way to protect your skin from the sun. As dermatologist Dr. Lisa Chipps said to the Skin Cancer Foundation “…just as there’s no safe amount of smoking, you can’t get a little safe tan. The damage it does, even if it’s just a bit here and there, adds up over time and contributes to overall aging as well as skin cancer.” [More]

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Discovering Block Island: Race Week 2017

by Will / June, 15 2017 01:30
Block Island Race Week is a big event on the island. Taking place every two years, this year the action starts on June 18th and if you love boating it’s not one to miss. With over 150 sailboats participating the island really comes alive with racing all day and festivities each night. [More]

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